Raby Castle

Raby Castle

Staindrop, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL2 3AH

This incredible 14th century medieval castle and expansive estate offers a fantastic location for stargazing and astrophotography.


Raby Castle is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Weather forecast

  • 19/05/24

    14° 1%
  • 19/05/24

    11° 6%
  • 20/05/24

    10° 10%
  • 20/05/24

    10° 11%

Weather forecast for Staindrop (0.9 miles away) updated 18/05/24 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Sunday 19th May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (24.7 miles away)

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Thursday 23rd May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (24.7 miles away)

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  • Durham Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 24th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN (14.8 miles away)

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Sunday 26th May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (24.7 miles away)

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Thursday 30th May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (24.7 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • The Byre at Woodside Farm

    Folly Top, Eggleston, County Durham, DL12 0DW (7.2 miles away)

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  • Doe Park Caravan Site

    Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 9UQ, North East (7.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carr’s Farm Bunk House

    Wear Bank, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL3 3BQ (9.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Owl Cottage – Teesdale

    Middleton in Teesdale, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 0RN (11.5 miles away)

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  • The Little Barn – Reeth

    Hurst, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 7NW (12.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The High Force Hotel

    Alston Road, Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0XH (15.6 miles away)

    Go Stargazing Site, Stay & Gaze

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